Deshaun Watson opens up after loss at New England

Sunday's outcome at New England was tough for the Texans.

They fell 27-20 to the Patriots at Gillette Stadium, but nobody was tougher on themselves than quarterback Deshaun Watson.

"For me, personally, I think it was terrible on my part," the second-year quarterback said. "You can put the 'L' on me."

Watson completed 17-of-34 passes for 176 yards, with a touchdown and an interception. Even though he pinned the blame on himself, his head coach was quick to point out it was a team loss.

"He fought," Bill O'Brien said. "He was getting hit."

Watson was sacked three times and hit a total of 12 times. He had eight carries for 40 yards, and vowed to improve on his performance.

"I'll be way better than what I showed today," Watson said. "My energy was low. I was just overthinking little things. We just gotta capitalize in the red zone. Don't turn the ball over. Continue to do what we do."

Watson and the Texans will get a chance to fix those things next Sunday in Nashville, when they take on the Tennessee Titans.

Check out the Houston Texans as they prepare to take on the New England Patriots for Week 1 of the 2018 season.

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